Oakland Roots Sign Defender Chris Christian


Oakland, Calif. (August 15, 2019) – Oakland Roots have signed veteran defender Chris Christian. 

Christian, 30, has seven years of professional playing experience, including stops in the Ghanaian First Division and Polish Third Division. Most recently, he played in four games for San Antonio FC in 2018 and made 56 appearances in two seasons with Sacramento Republic from 2016-17. The rangy 6-foot-1 defender played collegiately for VIllanova, and also suited up for PDL clubs Central Jersey Spartans and New Jersey Rangers from 2009-11. 

About Oakland Roots

More than just a club, more than just a game. Oakland Roots Sports Club seeks to harness the magic of Oakland and the beautiful game of soccer as a force for social good. Whether on the pitch, in the stands or within the community, Oakland Roots will represent our one-of-a-kind city with passion, pride, and commitment to all things Oakland. Player by player. Supporter by supporter. Resident by resident. One day at a time. One game at a time. This is about Oakland first, always.